The Wellington Chess Club

2017 Club Schedule

The Summer Cup: Eight Round Open Swiss

January 26th - March 23rd. 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game One game per night, two half point byes available. Break after six rounds for the AGM

AGM 9th March

Wellington Open Easter Tournament

Apr 14th, 15th and 16th

Fischer Random Rapid (Classical chess alternative tournament available)

March 30th - April 13th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Three nights, two games per night.

Autumn Cup: Round Robin Groups

April 20th - May 25th. Groups of six players each, 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, one postponement night available, other postponements by arrangement

Club Rapid: Ten Round Open Swiss

June 1st - Jun 29th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Two games per night, two half point byes available

Club Blitz Championship

One night Jul 6th, standard FIDE Blitz time control, i.e. 3 mins plus 2 second increment

Julian Mazur Memorial: Eight Round Open Swiss

Jul 13th - Sep 7th. (8 rounds, 9 weeks), 1 hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, two half point byes available.

Club Champs: Single Round Robin

Sep 14th - Dec 7th. (13 weeks), 1 hr 30 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, four reserve nights post scheduled games.

Christmas Party

Dec 14th, Last night of the year